SOURCE: Workscape

Workscape

February 24, 2010 10:00 ET

Workscape's Outsourced Benefits Administration Offerings Chosen by Information Provider kgb

Workscape to Manage Benefits Enrollment, Develop Employee Communication Program for Provider of Outsourced Directory Assistance Services

MARLBOROUGH, MA--(Marketwire - February 24, 2010) - Workscape, Inc., a leading provider of integrated HR solutions and services, today announced that kgb USA, the largest independent provider of outsourced directory assistance services in the United States, has selected Workscape's proven Outsourced Benefits Administration (OBA) solution for managing benefits enrollment and eligibility.

OBA is a proven solution that simplifies the process of evaluating, selecting and enrolling in health and welfare benefits for employees while reducing expenses for employers. Featuring a user-friendly and interactive interface, OBA prompts and guides the user through the available options based on each organization's unique business rules.

kgb will also utilize Workscape's Communication Services, which will educate and aid its employees in making smart, appropriate enrollment choices that support cost reduction and plan participation goals. Workscape's team of communications professionals will help kgb by defining its benefits brand and creating the printer-friendly employee confirmation statements and personalized new hire and annual enrollment statements that will ensure each employee fully understands all available options and associated costs.

Tony Marzulli, Workscape's Chief Marketing and Sales Officer, said, "We're delighted to welcome kgb USA as a Workscape client. The Workscape team is looking forward to contributing to kgb's benefits enrollment and eligibility success, both through our technology-based OBA solution and corresponding communication services."

About kgb

kgb (www.kgb.com) is a privately held, New York-based company and the world's largest independent provider of directory assistance and enhanced information services. During its fifteen-year history, kgb has built some of the most successful and recognizable retail brands in the telecommunications and enhanced information services sector. kgb's European retail brands include The Number 118 118 in the United Kingdom and Le Numero 118 218 in France, both of which have the largest market share in their respective markets. kgb is also the largest and fastest-growing independent wholesale directory assistance service provider in the U.S.

kgb has pioneered the provision of a broad range of wholesale and retail information services beyond traditional directory assistance services, including call completion, movie listings, train schedules, price comparisons and "Ask Us Anything" service across multiple platforms, including mobile and landline phones, SMS and the Internet. Last year kgb served more than a hundred million consumers globally and answered nearly a billion questions.

About Workscape

Workscape is unique in its ability and demonstrated domain expertise in addressing the talent management, benefits administration and employee communication challenges of hundreds of organizations and millions of workers across the country and across the globe. For more than a decade, Workscape has been delivering Web-based software and services that are proven to help organizations reduce healthcare costs, improve adherence to compensation budgets and ensure alignment between employee activities and corporate goals. As a result, Workscape's employee-centric approach has consistently helped organizations to achieve the highest return on their greatest workforce expenditures: healthcare benefits and employee compensation. For more information about Workscape, visit www.workscape.com, follow twitter.com/workscape or call 888-605-9620.